Definition of unfavourably adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (British English) (North American English unfavorably) adverb
    BrE BrE//ʌnˈfeɪvərəbli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈfeɪvərəbli//
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  1. 1in a way that is not good and is likely to cause problems or make something more difficult In this respect, Britain compares unfavourably with other European countries.
  2. 2in a way that shows you do not approve of or like somebody/something The proposals were looked upon unfavourably senior managers.
  3. opposite favourably